Discover the Best Food in Victor Harbor

Are you looking for a beautiful coastal escape full of relaxing afternoons by the water, tasty treats, and delicious dinners out? A trip to Victor Harbor could be just what you need. Located just an hour’s drive from Adelaide, with a Mediterranean climate, it’s the perfect destination all year round. Keep reading to discover the best food in Victor Harbor!

Where to go for the Best Food in Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor is home to a wide range of fantastic cafes, takeaways, and restaurants all serving up a variety of tempting dishes. Excellent food and unique dining experiences can really make your trip extra special, so to help plan your getaway, we have narrowed down our list of best places to eat in Victor Harbor, so all you have to do is tuck in and enjoy!

Restaurant Setting

The Anchorage

The Anchorage Hotel Bistro is a local heritage-listed building that will give you a true South Australian experience. Its unbeatable location makes this one of the best places to eat in Victor Harbor. It is just steps from the seafront making it the perfect spot for a leisurely lunch or relaxed evening meal. The restaurant boasts charming indoor and outdoor dining spaces. Take a seat on their sun-soaked terrace and enjoy stunning vistas across the bay and out to Granite Island. The menu showcases the best of regional produce with a mix of traditional hotel classics and modern gastropub meals.

Nino’s Café

When looking for some of the best food in Victor Harbor, Nino’s Café is not to be missed! Located in the heart of Victor Harbor on the main street, the family-run and award-winning restaurant is a popular choice for locals and visitors alike. Booking is highly recommended to avoid disappointment. Nino’s is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and you are truly spoilt for choice with a large menu offering authentic Italian cuisine including pasta’s, stone oven pizza’s and home made breads. You can also take advantage of their Movie Deal which includes dinner and a movie ticket at the local cinema.

Loco Mexican

Loco Mexican is the place to go for fresh vibrant food full of flavour and spices. The Mexican restaurant is situated on the upstairs level of the Harbor Mall and is a great spot for dinner. Sip on sangria and choose from a variety of classics such as tacos, burritos, and nachos. Or try one of the most popular dishes on the menu, the twice-cooked pork belly served with sweet & sour chipotle caramel, grilled pineapple, and apple slaw – delicious!

Tacos on a board

Brunch on Albert

Brunch on Albert is in the heart of Victor Harbor overlooking the peaceful green space of the Warland Reserve. For a relaxing brunch spot, serving up some of the best food in Victor Harbor, then make sure you head here one afternoon. The menu offers all-day breakfasts including pancakes, bacon rolls, and veggie options. There are also hotdogs and a variety of burger options for a heartier lunch. If you are up for a challenge and feeling super hungry, order there 1kg ‘The Flight Burger’ if you manage to eat everything on the plate you will get a full refund!


If you are looking for the best food in Victor Harbor and have a sweet tooth, then Belicious is a must-visit during your stay. The café is best known for its sweet treats and extensive waffle and crepe menu and they are famous for their tasty homemade vanilla slice. There is also a varied breakfast and lunch menu with savoury options including doorstop sandwiches, quiches, and omelettes.  Located slightly inland, it is just over 10 minutes’ drive from Victor Harbor town centre. The unique location offers indoor and outdoor seating in gorgeous gardens with views over Glacier Rock and the Inman River. The ideal venue to spend a sunny afternoon.

Selection of breads, olives and sharing boards on a table

Shaa Koo Tuh Ree

One of the newest additions to Victor Harbor’s food scene is Shaa Koo Tuh Ree, a contemporary coffee lounge serving up superb grazing platters perfect for sharing. The venue has indoor seating with comfy booths as well as lovely outside seating options which include a covered deck. Located at the end of Railway Terrace this is a perfect place for a lazy afternoon nibble with a cup of coffee or glass of local wine. The platters include beautiful cheeses, cured meats, fresh fruit and vegetables, and a selection of dips.

SA Weekend Escapes Top Hotel Pick!

The Anchorage Hotel is the ideal base for your stay in Victor Harbor with its unbeatable seafront location. The Hotel offers a variety of room options including traditional heritage-style suites, sea view spa rooms, and family rooms. There is free parking on-site and as mentioned above they have an excellent restaurant serving up delicious local produce.

The anchorage hotel

For more tips regarding things to do in Victor Harbor check out our ultimate guide.